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    After seeing Ritch's thread it reminded me of something I did with sparklers a while ago for a Christmas card which involved long exposures on a camera and sparklers.

    Here was the end result which I thought I'd share with you. (Quality reduced to fit under 100Kb).



    Oh, it was all shot on transparency film BTW as I didn't have a digital camera then - so no luxury of checking immediately if I'd got it all right. All had to be done by careful spatial awareness and experience of what exposure to use.

    P.S. Couple of club stickers to the person who most closely works out exactly how I did it all. i.e. how many different exposures etc.

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    wow really impressive there D. I'm kinda learning new tricks on my camera. (Well trying to get away from the auto button) but nothing that crisp yet! Top Pic!

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    thats amazing

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    Thats Fantastic D. Looks like you were super quick with the hand movements. I'd say 26 exposures to do it

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    Looks awesome D.i'd say 22 exposure's.......

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    Only One................................ He copied it from an old Christmas card.
    Damn good though. You should have asked how many sparklers used.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ed taylor View Post
    Only One................................ He copied it from an old Christmas card.
    lol, very good Ed!
    Quote Originally Posted by ed taylor View Post
    Damn good though. You should have asked how many sparklers used.
    lol, well there were quite a few attempts to get it all right.

    I'll give folks some help. There were four exposures used to make the final image, so if you can suss out how and what then a couple of stickers are yours.

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    I am SO going to nick that pic for personal greetings use - unless you object Duncan.

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    One for each word, one for the top two 'branchs of the tree on one side only and the final one for the whole base and first branch on one side only.

    The tree has clearly been mirrored from one side only - it is TOO symmetrical otherwise.
    Last edited by Ste; 6th November 2008 at 12:35.

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    You did one half of the tree, then copied and flipped it, then the bucket, then the two words...

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